The final countdown – last Christmas delivery dates 2018

IFL Christmas schedule for freight to UK and Europe

The reindeer are saddling up ready for final pallet deliveries to Europe. Please note, our last guaranteed European trailer departures are as follows:

  • Last departure to Austria – Tuesday 18 December.
  • Last departure to Italy – Tuesday 18 December.
  • Last departure for France – Wednesday 19 December.
  • Last departure to Germany – Wednesday 19 December.
  • Last departure to Switzerland – Friday 21 December.

There may be later departures on some services if there is enough freight but, please note, these won’t arrive by Christmas. Our first departures to Europe in the New Year will begin again from 5 January 2019. Get in touch for full schedule details.

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UK – last pallet delivery dates

As Platinum members of Palletways, we will be following its delivery schedule. Last pallet delivery dates for 2018 are as follows:

  • 20 December – normal service.
  • 21 December – normal service. Last trunking please transmit delivery freight by 12.30pm. Earliest delivery date for any next-day freight entered will be 24 December; economy 27 December. Any Saturday requirements must be advised and agreed by 12 noon.
  • 22 December – only agreed Saturday deliveries.
  • 23 December – closed
  • 24 December – AM deliveries only. No freight will be trunked until 27 December.
  • 25-26 December – closed
  • 27 December – normal service (except Scotland and Ireland).
  • 28 December – normal service (except Scotland and Ireland). Last trunking please transmit delivery freight by 12.30pm. Earliest delivery date for any next day freight entered will be 31 December; economy 2 January. Any Saturday requirements must be advised and agreed by 12 noon.
  • 29 December – only agreed Saturday deliveries.
  • 30 December – closed.
  • 31 December – AM deliveries only. No freight will be trunked until 2 January
  • 1 January – closed.
  • 2 January – normal service (except Scotland and Ireland).
  • 3 January – normal service all areas.

*Please ensure that on Friday 21 and 28 December, all freight is transmitted by 12.30pm as all delivery depots will have to be pre-alerted.

Many thanks again for your continued business and support during 2018. We wish you and all your family a safe, prosperous Christmas and New Year, and many happy deliveries in 2019!

Team IFL

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